National Center for Cultural CompetenceHRSA Disclaimer

Cultural and Linguistic Competence Health Practitioner AssessmentHRSA Disclaimer

Self-Guided Learning Activity

The Georgetown University NCCC released a new self-guided learning activity focused on cultural and linguistic competence. The CLCHPA is designed to enhance the delivery of high quality services for diverse patient/client populations, and promote cultural and linguistic approaches to addressing health and healthcare disparities.

National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Addressing Social Determinants of Health Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Strategies from the FieldHRSA Disclaimer

Health Policy Brief

This health policy brief identifies innovative approaches in which the health care delivery system is working with the broader community to promote health equity and address the root causes of health disparities for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish these goals, researchers conducted telephone interviews with stakeholders from 10 innovative programs/interventions. This report includes a detailed description of the methods used for this study, followed by an extensive description of each identified strategy and a full description of each program/intervention.

Training and Educational

Maternal and Child Health Bureaulink to a HRSA site

EnRICH: Increasing Obstetrics and Pediatric Vaccination Rates through Innovative Digital TechnologiesHRSA Disclaimer

Archived Webinar

This webinar, from the MCHB’s EnRICH webinar seriesHRSA Disclaimer, helped attendees understand key barriers to vaccination uptake and learn about an innovative study that increased vaccination rates among urban pregnant women and children using a text message system. Currently, only 50% of pregnant women and 50% of children receive the influenza vaccine, making low-uptake a major public health problem.

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHRSA Disclaimer

Public Health Grand Rounds: Maternal Mortality in the U.S. WebinarHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
1:00pm ET

The CDC will host its next session in the Public Health Grand Rounds series and focus on maternal mortality in the United States. Join on 11/14/17 at 1:00pm ET (link will only be active during the date and time of the session)HRSA Disclaimer

Family VoicesHRSA Disclaimer

2017 Family Leadership ConferenceHRSA Disclaimer

November 15 to 17, 2017

The theme of this year’s conference is “Weaving a Tapestry of Strength through Diversity.” The Family Voices 25th Anniversary gathering will be an exciting opportunity to connect with other family-led organizations, family leaders, and professional stakeholders. It will provide an opportunity to share and learn effective strategies and best practices through workshops on topics such as

  • Systems change at the local, state, and national levels;
  • Recruiting, training, and supporting diverse family leaders; and
  • Youth leadership development.

Bipartisan Policy CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Supporting Early Childhood DevelopmentHRSA Disclaimer

Thursday, October 26, 2017
9:30am to 11:30am ET

During this event, recommendations from the Early Childhood Initiative that was co-chaired by Senator Rick Santorum and Representative George Miller will be released. The initiative explored how to maximize children’s earliest years, providing better support to families, and building stronger communities. If you are unable to attend in person, join the event virtuallyHRSA Disclaimer.

Funding Opportunities

National Institute of Nursing ResearchHRSA Disclaimer

Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants, and ChildrenHRSA Disclaimer

May 8, 2018

Applications are encouraged that improve health outcomes for women, infants and children, by stimulating interdisciplinary research focused on maternal nutrition and pre-pregnancy obesity. Maternal health significantly impacts not only the mother but also the intrauterine environment, and subsequently fetal development and the health of the newborn.